Edwards Funeral Service

Edwards Funeral Service The Edwards Funeral Home at Mt Vernon Ave is the only Marion County facility specifically designed for funeral services. In 1937, Merle and Catherine Hughes established the Hughes Mortuary in Marion. When they outgrew their building, Merle commissioned the current facility in 1964. When the Hughes retired in 1989, Ken Allen bought…

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Johnson Property Services

Johnson Property Services In 1974, Erik Johnson was working full time as a firefighter for Marion Township, when he saw an opportunity on his off duty days to earn extra income for his family. Erik started removing snow for local residents and businesses in the winter. Erik’s new business started gaining momentum as word of…

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Tri-Rivers Career Center

Tri-Rivers Career Center Tri-Rivers Career Center helps high school students and adults reach their career goals. With hands-on training, passionate instructors, and state of the art labs and facilities, Tri-Rivers Career Center is redefining career technologies. Career tech programs are being recognized across the country as a smarter pathway to success. With a constant eye…

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Precision Auto

Precision Auto Keith, 12, showing livestock with 4H at the Marion County Fair When Don Wiley found and purchased a medicine shop franchise in 1982, he had three location choices: Mt. Vernon, Chillicothe and Marion. He chose Marion. Don attended Pharmacy School at Mercer in Atlanta. Then he worked at an independent pharmacy for a…

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JAG Healthcare

JAG Healthcare When James (Jim) Anthony Griffths was 11 years old, his parents opened and operated along-termm care facility. Jim grew up seeing the joy in residents when they are cared for with love and respect. As an adult, he found the same passion to care for residents as his parents and worked for them…

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Lawson Chiropractic

Lawson Chiropractic The Lawson family has called Marion home for generations. Dr. AB Lawson was a dentist who treated President Harding’s family. A few generations later, John Lawson, DC was working as an EMT after graduating from Chiropractic school when he purchased a practice in Kenton in 1967. Years later, Dr. John began working at…

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Marion Community Credit Union

Marion Community Credit Union In 1950s Marion, doctors, lawyers, and successful businessmen had a variety of banking services, but blue collar workers had no place to go. In 1960, the Erie Railroad workers took the matter into their own hands. Fed up with being denied loans and other banking services, they pooled their resources to…

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Startek

Startek The Mansfield STARTEK site took its first call ten years ago on April 1st, 2008. Since then, STARTEK has not only become a prominent employer in the Mansfield area, they have also broken barriers and set standards in the industry. STARTEK is an inbound call center, serving as a third party call center for…

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Marion County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Marion County Board of Developmental Disabilities Mia Needles is now thriving thanks to support from MCBDD When Mia Needels was born, she began an uphill battle. She weighed just over 4 lbs, had a heart murmur, and was experiencing difficulty eating and breathing. At two weeks old, she left the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In the…

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Peacock Water

Peacock Water Experts Since 1953 Launching a small business is hard, and starting a business with family members poses a unique set of challenges and benefits. In 1906, brothers Albert and Jim Peacock took the risk and went into business together. They started Peacock Brothers Plumbing. Fast forward nearly five decades – in 1953, Albert’s…

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